13 Jan 2011

Tanker Accident Update

At present there is no official communication regarding the salvaging of the capsized tanker.

Nor is any estimate available of when the closure will be lifted again.

The Gerard Albert is being sent downstream from Koblenz to Rotterdam ahead of schedule.

13 Jan 2011

Sperrung des Rheins wegen Tankerunfall

Auf der Höhe von St. Goar (km 555) ist ein Tanker mit Schwefelsäure aus bisher ungeklärten Gründen gekentert. Zwei Besatzungsmitglieder werden noch vermisst. Bedingt durch diesen Unfall ist der Rhein an dieser Stelle gesperrt.

Folgende Schiffe sind von dieser Rheinsperrung aktuell betroffen:



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12 Jan 2011

Present Situation

The water levels along the Rhine have fallen further. At present the Rhine is only closed for shipping at Coblenz. 

However, it is expected that here, too, the situation will improve in the course of today and that shipping will once more be able to pass freely.

Water levels on the river Main remain high, however. Here no immediate lifting...

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